Tag Archives: quick

Spaghetti with creamy avocado sauce

If you like guacamole or avocado toast, this dish is for you! Pasta is definitely a go-to meal in our house but after a winter’s worth of rich, heavy sauces, I wanted to lighten things up a little for spring … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Cucumber ‘noodle’ Salad

If you haven’t heard of spiralizing, be forewarned: I am most definitely on the bandwagon. It’s not a new exercise trend, nor is it a way to turn straight hair into luscious Disney princess locks. Spiralizing is the process of … Continue reading

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Crunchy Pan-fried Cod Fillets

While my British mother-in-law would have insisted the only way to serve cod is battered and deep fried, I beg to differ. With the right coating, you can skip the deep fryer and still make delicious, crispy fish that is … Continue reading

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Pecan-crusted cod with lemon-chive sauce

I love cooking and eating cod because it’s such a versatile, mild-flavoured fish, not to mention being crammed with all sorts of nutritional goodness. I grew up eating it coated in cracker crumbs and panfried; while I still enjoy fish … Continue reading

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Chocolate Macaroon Nests

This no-bake, fibre-rich, gluten-free confection almost qualifies as a healthy treat. I loved making macaroons (not to be confused with pillowy French macarons) as a little kid, particularly because I could execute this recipe independently, since the oven wasn’t needed. … Continue reading

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Ten Minute Thai Soup

When I find my vegetable drawer filled with little bits and pieces, I usually whip up a quick frittata for lunch. Yesterday, I was about to do just that, when I remembered I had transferred a half a can of … Continue reading

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15 Minute Shortbread Cookies

I love this recipe because I live in a house full of cookie thieves. Not the kind of people who drain the cookie jar on the kitchen counter at an alarming rate; the kind who sneak into the basement freezer … Continue reading

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